Akkurat

AkkuratAkkurat
BA SCORE
4.64/5
66 Ratings
AkkuratAkkurat
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

Hornsgatan 18
Stockholm, 118 20
Sweden

+46 8 644 00 15 | map
akkurat.se

Notes:
Closest Underground station: Slussen

Thursday nighs (not during summer) are "German nights" with cask lagers from Franken and German-style food.

On Sundays, there are often concerts with blues/rockabilly/progressive acts. Check the homepage for details.

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PLACE STATS
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
66
pDev:
6.03%
 
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Photo of kylehay2004
4.73/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Wow

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Photo of Sixpoint
4.64/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of dirtylou
4.68/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

3rd beer-stop in the vastly underrated beer mecca of Stockholm

legendary bar - was somewhat thrown off by the odd location is Sodermalm - pretty nondescript/unoriginal building. arrived at 5:45 on a Sunday, when they opened at 6:00, allowing me to secure 2 seats at the very small bar

atmosphere - nothing particularly special, live (bad honky tonk rock) music on sundays, pretty small bar, beer schwag throughout

quality- didnt physically see the cellar, but everything we consumed was of great quality, proper glassware, attentive pours

service - all bartenders in stockholm were a joy to converse with, including these guys. they obviously are incredibly knowledgable about their beer as well

selection - tap selection was nothing too crazy - there is a rotating cantillon tap which is pretty awesome and a rotating "crazy tap". We had each - the gueuze and nils oscar 2007 imperial stout, respectively. the cellar list is just stupid. pages and pages and pages of vintage lambics - cantillon, de cam, drie fontein and on and on. pages of holiday seasonals, vintage trappists, etc, all of the crazy swedish vintages. Cantillon makes beer specifically for this place - enough said. Incredible.

food - mussels cooked in whisky, bacon and cream. authentic-style frites. Very good.

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Photo of BillRoth
5/5  rDev +7.8%

Recommended by Bark, and overall notes from others.
This was my kind of place. A real old school bar that also serves as a good restaurant as well. Excellent, very pleasant and very knowledgeable servers. Felt like I could just move in and stay for days. Two bands playing that night. One euro folk pop, the other american roots country. Just fun! Food was great. I had mussels in cider and wife had burger. We're both picky and were both happy.
Ok...now the beer. May have been the best beer list I had ever seen. Had excellent mix of euros and americans with as expected an over the top Belgian portfolio. Decided to have a Cantillon and a Narke...Had a 2011 Lou Pepe Kriek with the mussels and the Akkurat 15th anniversary 2010 Konjaks! Stormaktsporter for dessert...and left wishing I could come back many more times. Brilliant cellar of Belgians with difficult to obtain lambics and a handful of Westys and other remarkable abbeys.
Bad news is I had to leave Stockholm next day; good news...I made it at least once.
Do not skip this place!

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Photo of RblWthACoz
4.63/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Ah, the famed Akkurat. Yes. This place is quite nice indeedy. Though they redid some of the aesthetics and it looks a bit cleaner than you might imagine now. The vintage list is obscenely insane and the draft list is nice too. They have 4 cask engines also. The food is good, though honestly, I could never move beyond just eating the steak tartar. It can get busy in here, so don't freak out or be totally surprised if you walk in and it's completely packed. Swedes love their beer, and American brews at that, too. It's one of the most famous and popular bars in all of Stockholm.

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Photo of Resuin
4.86/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of halo3one
4.88/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Bung
4.57/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of flexabull
4.49/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Amazing beer bar in Stockholm.

Location and vibe is nothing overly special, just a typical looking bar in Sodermalm. But it certainly seems busy, and has a certain buzz about it.

Quality and selection is phenomenal. 20 something taps, and a cellar list like nothing I have ever seen, it's pages long of amazing beers. Some stuff was outrageously priced, but some other things like the wonderful 2000 Mort Subite Gueuze I had was about the same price as some of their draft beer! Amazing. Also, served in proper glassware, and in a lambic basket.

Service was hit and miss. Definitely very pleasant, and not bad at all, just a bit slow. First night we were treated well, and promptly served. The second day we visited, it took a while to be noticed, and even longer to go fetch our beers from the cellar. And even after taking so long to track down my beer, the server came back empty handed when it came to my Mom's choice.

Food was pretty good, but nothing special.

Prices as mentioned, were all over the board. Generally very high (like most everything in Sweden), but some stuff on the vintage list was very reasonably priced.

Come here to be blown away by the cellar, if I was travelling alone, I probably could have spent a lot of time and money here.

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Photo of spycow
5/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of corby112
4.86/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Stopped by this legendary beer bar on a trip to Stockholm.

My wife and I stopped by here after dinner on a Saturday night and it was packed. There was no room at the large bar and only one table open in the back dining area. We were told that that table was reserved for people who were dining I was visibly upset so they let us sit there anyway.

The atmosphere of this place is pretty awesome. When you walk in there is a large bar straight ahead with a seated dining area to the right and a back dining area to the left. We sat in the latter. The place is pretty dark which is always nice with a very cozy comfortable vibe. No televisions that I noticed and inoffensive music played not too loudly.

The room we were sitting in was the vintage room with a huge cabinet filled with rare vintage singles that range from 33cl to methuzelas. As I mentioned above, we didn't eat but the service was very good at our table. They accommodated us even though we weren't eating and let us take up one of their few precious tables. Our server was very patient while we looked at the ridiculously rare and extensive bottle list.

This place had the best selection of any bar I've been to in the world. Vintage Westy, Cantillon Loreik, 1996 Chimay Blue, 1992 La Trappe, 1996 Westy 6!, 1998 De Cam Oude Gueuze, Drie Fonteinen 50th Anniversary, Cantillon Muscat 1996-2004, Cantillon Reed Gueuze Muscat, Cantillon Reed Gueuze Pinot Noir, Cantillon Soleil de Minuit, 1990 Rodenbach Grand Cru, 1986 De Dolle Oerebier, and also both versions of Narke Stormaktsporter. I mean c'mon is this place even serious with this list? Absolutely ridiculous! The best selection anywhere I've been in the world.

The prices are very expensive because they exchange rate is bad and everything in Stockholm is expensive. $6 for a can of soda! The prices limit what you can sample but this is the greatest beer bar on earth selection wise and should not be missed if you are anywhere even close to Stockholm. I can't wait to someday revisit.

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Photo of PhillyStyle
4.51/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Visited on May 23, 2012 while in Stockholm for the day (during a cruise around the Baltic):

Visited the establishment at around 2pm and considering that it was a warm sunny day all of the patrons were on the porch, which is where we ultimately ended up, so I got a limited view/vibe of the interior of the place. At that point in the day, there may have been only a few other patrons, maybe a half dozen.

We were quickly greeted upon entering and provided the beer menu. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and beer in general and even provided some sample to my wife so that she could figure out what she wanted. The menu was extensive and included US beers as well. The tap selection was not overly extensive, but still good and I think that we settled on a Bedaro Bitter and Tjockhult Tjinook, which if I recall is specially brewed for the bar. Both beers were served in the appropriate glassware and at the right temperature and with a 2-3 finger head.

On my way out, strolled through the interior of the bar, with no people, it looked like a typical bar, nothing especially memorable about it. Overall, we had a good experience and if ever back in that part of the world, we would probably stop in for another pint or two or three.

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Photo of smcolw
4.29/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Arrived 5 p.m. on a Sunday only to find out that it wouldn't open until 6 p.m. Friendly staff but no luck getting in. A live band was practicing, but wouldn't go on until 9 p.m.

Very informal with covered outdoor seating. Otherwise, it seems like a regular bar, albeit one with an incredible beer list. They are understandably proud of their extensive foreign, American brews. I am here for the Scandanavian selections, which is still extensive.

The service is friendly and informal. Like everywhere else in Sweden, everyone seems quite comfortable with English.

The food was very good. Their specialty seems to mussels. My daughter and I had two different kinds--both were excellent. My wife had a homemade sausage dish for her dinner, which was also very well done.

Seems to be a local hangout. We didn't hear any English as a first language. We did note one family switching to English for their order, but the rest seemed to be Swedish.

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Photo of mothman
4.86/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

This place is basically beer heaven. After traveling to many breweries and bars, this is the place to go. Huge bottle list with many amazing vintage offerings. The vintage stuff is cheap compared to the regular stuff. Lots of lambic! Great staff! Very friendly and helpful!

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Photo of jrallen34
4.88/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

On my trip in Stockholm this was my first stop. Went on Saturday afternoon totally dead, I was told this was because the soccer games were on and it was nice out. This was good because it provided me some ample time to talk to the staff, but a downside because there are no tvs to watch the soccer games. Atmosphere in general is pretty boring, typical euro bar, wood everything, beer memo on the wall but nothing special. There are 2 menus one for the day and the vintage or cellar menu. The cellar menu is what I want to right away. I was awed with verticals of trappist beers, westy 6, and unreal lambics such as cantillon loerik, millenium gueze & jj blauw. The selection was great, quality best in the world hands down...The staff is good very knowledgable and helpful. It was slow so the staff even took me to the cellar which was awesome. 5 floors down, I saw one of 3 cellars filled to the brim with unreal beers. Interestingly they advocate laying all lambics on there side. The price is high but this cellar.

This is a true must see, almost a reason to go to Stockholm.

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Photo of indiapaleale
4.34/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Akkurat is an amazing place when it comes to beer, if you are in Stockholm you need to go here.

Big open bar area with tables in a backroom as well. This place was packed the few times I've been but we've managed to get a table after a bit of waiting (with drinks in hand).

Beer menu is crazy, they have lots of stuff listed as being in their cellar and costs are ridiculous for some of the older stuff. I don't think they have everything they say they do though.

I actually had a Stone IPA here as I'd been without a super hoppy IPA for two weeks and needed one! I'm thinking it cost me around $7 for the bottle but it was worth it.

Lots of taps, definitely focusing on European stuff and not on American micros...go for Belgian.

Awesome beer bar in Stockholm that is a cool place to spend a TON of money on beer. Sweden isn't cheap, Stockholm isn't cheap and Akkurat sure as hell ain't cheap.

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Photo of eawolff99
4.53/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of Hayley_86
4.45/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of olradetbalder
4.75/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of blisscent
5/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This is the best beer bar in the world with it's vintage bottle menu alone. Excellent selection of draught beer and the worlds greatest selection of lambics. The bottle and draft list is extensive and prices are fair for pretty much anything and that includes the ultra-rare bottles. Food is excellent. Akkurat has a true passion for the beer and all alcohol they serve!

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Photo of baybum
5/5  rDev +7.8%

Must go!!!! I loved this place, we went 4 times in 3 days! Best beer selection around.

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5/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of dgilks
4.54/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of psoriasaurus
4.75/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of barleywin
4.59/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

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Akkurat in Stockholm, Sweden
Place rating: 4.64 out of 5 with 66 ratings
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